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The Massachusetts Institute of Technology rejected demands from a student-led group to divest its $13.5 billion endowment of fossil-fuel investments, joining universities such as Harvard and Yale. more
Rhode Island is still one of the top states for energy efficiency, but it slipped a spot to fourth place this year in the State Energy Efficiency Scorecard. more
As of September, Rhode Island has recovered 65.8 percent of the 39,800 jobs it lost during its recession from December 2006 to August 2009, the state Department of Labor and Training reported Wednesday. more
An assistant professor of chemistry at the University of Rhode Island has won a Rising Star Award from the American Chemical Society. more
(Updated 4:24 p.m.) A topping off ceremony was held recently for Bryant University’s new Academic Innovation Center, a two-story, 50,000-square-foot building under construction by Everett, Mass.-based Bond. more
Brown University has named a new director of the Watson Institute for International and Public Affairs, Edward Steinfeld, the dean’s professor of China studies, director of the China Initiative and professor of political science. more
CVS Health Corp. pays among the highest taxes in the nation, according to WalletHub, which released its S&P 100 tax rates report on Wednesday. more
Wages are still stagnant, yet employers have found something else to help attract and retain employees: health-care benefits. A good insurance plan has become a more vital tool than ever for hiring, according to a recent survey from the Society of Human Resources. more
The city’s lodging industry is the strongest it has been in the last few years, Jan D. Freitag of STR told invited industry representatives and students at Johnson & Wales University Tuesday. more
Providence College’s School of Business MBA program ranked among the best part-time MBA programs in the country in 2015, according to Bloomberg Businessweek. more
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